Bernard (Barney) Fitzpatrick 1802

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BERNARD “BARNEY” FITZPATRICK, b. 1802 Parish Killashandra, County Cavan, Ireland, d. Jul 17, 1864 Peru, Clinton Co., NY, m. c. 1830-31 Mary R. McCarnan (McKiernan, McKarnan, McKernon), b. 1812 Parish Kilmore, County Cavan, Ireland, d. Feb 8, 1880 Peru, Clinton Co., NY, daughter of Patrick and Mary McKiernan. They are buried at St. Patrick’s Cemetery Peru, Clinton Co., NY.

Bernard Fitzpatrick and Daughter Maggie circa 1863Barney immigrated to the US from Liverpool, England, arriving on Apr 29, 1825 in New York City with his brother Owen. Four members of the family were listed in Daniel’s obituary on Jan 10, 1908. Children born Peru, Clinton Co., NY

1. Ann Fitzpatrick, b. 1832, d. before 1908 (lost after 1850 Census)

2. *Mary Fitzpatrick, b. Nov 1834 (1900 Census), d. Jun 8, 1908, m. Michael Downs, b. 1815 Ireland, d. 1899. 1900 Census, Mary widowed, Mother of 14 with 10 living in 1900. Buried Saint Patrick’s Cemetery, Peru, Clinton Co., NY

3. *Catherine “Kate” Fitzpatrick, b. c. 1836, d. 1917, m. Joseph Rowan, b. 1826, d. 1912, they are buried Mount Olivet Cemetery, Tonawanda, Erie Co., NY

4. Edward Fitzpatrick, b. 1838, d. before 1908, m. Roseanna (lost after 1860 Census)

5. James Fitzpatrick, b. 1841, d. before 1908 (lost after 1860 Census)

6. John Fitzpatrick, b. 1843, d. before 1908, m. Anna “Annie” Kelly, b. 1847, d. before Apr 1887, had children Barney and Margaret (lost after 1870 Census)

7. Patrick Fitzpatrick, b. 1845, d. before 1908 (lost after 1860 Census

8. Thomas Fitzpatrick, b. 1847, d. Jun 20, 1886 Port Henry (Crown Point of drowning), m. c. 1872 Jane B. Downs, b. 1849 Peru, d. May 19, 1882 Port Henry, buried St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Peru, Clinton Co., NY

9. Daniel Fitzpatrick, b. 1849, d. Jan 9, 1908 (see below)

10. *Margaret “Maggie” Fitzpatrick, b. Jul 25, 1853, d. Dec 8, 1938 Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY, m. 1872 William J. Kelly, b. Feb 1850 Schuyler Falls, Clinton Co., NY, d. May 11, 1904 Cohoes, Albany Co., NY (family history says his death came after he was assaulted with an iron pipe in town. Assailant was found, charged with manslaughter and found not guilty), they are buried Saint Agnes Cemetery, Cohoes, Albany Co., NY (Wm’s name spelled Kelley in NYS Death Index)

11. *Bernard F. “Barney” Fitzpatrick, b. Apr 22, 1858, d. Oct 28, 1932 Peru, Clinton Co., NY, m. 1882 Mary Ann Lyons, b. Aug 22, 1863 Peru, Clinton Co., NY, d. May 16, 1933 Peru, Clinton Co., NY, they are buried Saint Augustine Cemetery, Peru, Clinton Co., NY

Note 1: *Listed in Glens Falls, The Morning Star, January 10, 1908 obituary for Daniel Fitzpatrick. With the common names used by the all the Fitzpatrick families, it has been extremely hard to track the children.

Note 2: #2 and #3 age disparity: Catherine “Kate” Fitzpatrick’s headstone shows birth in 1835. However, the 1850 and 1860 US Census show birth date estimate of 1836, both have her 2 years younger than Mary, birth estimate 1835, so they aren’t twins. Mary’s headstone also shows 1835. The 1900 US Census has a birth date for Mary of Nov 1834. The 1905 NY Census with a date of Jun 1, 1905 estimated Mary’s age at the time of the Census at 70 that fits for the date of her birth as Nov 1834, not Nov 1835 or she would be listed as 69 years old.

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Date of Birth 1802 (circa) VIEW SOURCE
Date of Death 17th Jul 1864 VIEW SOURCE
Place of Death Peru, Clinton County, New York, USA  

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